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Re: Doubtful about unison

On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 10:47:25AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Mar  4 08:08, Olivier Lefevre wrote:
>> I think the english message should have been "The procedure
>> entry point __ctype_ptr__ could not be located in the dynamic
>> link library cygwin1.dll"; I mistranslated "procedure" as
>> "program". So this just means that the procedure __ctype_ptr__
>> cannot be found in the DLL, correct?
>> And is it a recent addition? I googled it but could not find
>> any indication of when it was introduced.
>__ctype_ptr__ has been introduced into newlib July 2008.  It's available
>ever since.  It has been introduced into Cygwin with all developer
>snapshots later than that, and officially with the first 1.7.0 test
>release.  It was never introduced into Cygwin 1.5, though, given that
>the last version, 1.5.25-15 was release in June 2008.
>So, if you got this error message, it means you were running an
>application built for 1.7 under a 1.5 Cygwin DLL.

Right: i.e., you're running a new application with an old DLL.

I just went back and read this inexplicably long thread and see that,
also inexplicably, no one asked for cygcheck output as requested by .  It's likely that this would have
been detected many messages ago if you'd provided that.

If I missed this in my archive spelunking then I apologize.  Otherwise,
I think there's a lesson here for us all.

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